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Fierce Consciousness: Reading and Discussion
April 12 @ 7:00 pm MDT
Trebbe Johnson’s New Book: Fierce Consciousness: Surviving the Sorrows of Earth and Self
When grief and anxiety beat us down, the struggle to cope can feel like it’s crushing us even more. To meet big challenges we need to develop fierce consciousness. In her new book Trebbe Johnson reveals 34 practices that are smart, tough, sassy, and surprising. They offer guidance not only for surviving challenges to our personal lives and our ailing planet, but also engaging with them in ways that give new meaning and beauty to daily experience.
Join this reading and discussion on April 12, 7 pm., doors open at 6:30 pm.
Trebbe Johnson is the author of four previous books, including Radical Joy for Hard Times: Finding Meaning and Making Beauty in Earth’s Broken Places, as well as many articles and essays that explore the human bond with nature. She is the founder and director of the global community Radical Joy for Hard Times, devoted to finding and making beauty in hurt places. Since 1993 she has been guiding wilderness rites of passage journeys in the eastern and western U.S. and in Scotland, Ireland, Germany, the Sahara Desert of southern Algeria, and with military veterans. Trebbe speaks four languages; has camped alone in the Arctic wilderness; and worked as an artist’s model, a street sweeper in an English village, and an award-winning multimedia producer. She lives in Ithaca, NY.